Headlines & Headliners, Nov. 16-30

Published on Friday, December 1st, 2017

Headlines & Headliners Nov. 16-30, 2017

Discover how a student affairs professional became a college president, Student Affairs Today, November 2017

Becker College President Nancy P. Crimmin had an extensive career in student affairs before she was asked to lead the college.

Two Minutes With Dr. Debra Pallatto-Fontaine, Worcester Magazine, Nov. 30

Dr. Debra Pallatto-Fontaine, executive director of Global Initiatives and the Yunus Social Business Centre at Becker College, talks about her 21 years at the college, and her efforts to support business and social impact in Worcester.

WACBA Honor Roll: Men’s Basketball, noontimesports.com, Nov. 28

Becker College senior Samuel Durodola was selected as the player of the week by the Worcester Area College Basketball Association.

Movers & Shakers, Worcester Business Journal, Nov. 27

Becker College graduate Eleanor F. Houbre has been named business development and marketing director for Provo Wealth Management Group of Shrewsbury. She previously worked at the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce for 31 years.

Dr. Debra Pallatto-Fontaine presents at Social Business Academia Conference, yunuscentre.becker.edu, Nov. 27, 2017

Dr. Debra Pallatto-Fontaine and Prof. Daryl Statkus presented the paper, “Social Business Collaboration Locally and Globally: Advancing Entrepreneurial Initiatives through Cross-Sector Collaboration,” at the November 2017 Social Business Academia Conference in Paris.

New Becker president focuses on continuity, Worcester Business Journal, Nov. 27

President Nancy Crimmin is leading Becker College’s effort to futureproof its students so that they can be successful in a fast changing labor market.

Edtech Podcast: developing responsible digital citizenship, Education Technology, Nov. 27

Heather McGowan, strategic advisor to Becker College’s president, was among the participants in a podcast about digital citizenship and the future of work.

Men’s Ice Hockey falls to Fitchburg State, beckerhawks.com, Nov. 26

The Becker College men’s ice hockey team lost 8-3 to visiting Fitchburg State University in the finals of the 2017 Steve Hoar Memorial Tournament Championship on Nov. 26.

The Quad [Nov. 19-25]: Four things to know from Becker, Quinsigamond Community College, WPI and Clark, Worcester Sun, Nov. 19

Students at Becker College now have the option to complete both their undergraduate studies and law degree in six years thanks to an agreement with the University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth.

“Building emotional strength” by Jason Kahn, Neuromotion Labs – Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series at Becker College: December 4, 2017 – Worcester, MA, massdigi.org, Nov. 16

MassDiGi will host a talk by Jason Kahn, co-founder and chief science officer of Neuromotion Labs, on December 4. This event is part of the Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series at Becker College.

Two Minutes With Michael Keating, Worcester Magazine, Nov. 16

Becker College professor Michael Keating talks about his efforts in Worcester, which include being a business owner, an award-winning poet and a dedicated volunteer who has been involved in a number of efforts to beautify the city.

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